Economic Update: Higher Education in Crisis

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Today's updates include an analysis of unemployment numbers to show what they hide as well as reveal. Responses to listeners' questions expose the economics of lotteries and why the largest US corporations have recently used their profits to buy back their shares in the stock markets. The second half of the show features an in-depth interview with Prof. Sohnya Sayres where we explore the end of free college and universities in the US, the rise of administrators dominating students and faculty and what these trends have meant for the quality of higher education in the US.

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Capitalism’s Crisis Changes Politics: Seattle to Barcelona to Athens

Global Capitalism: June 2015 Monthly Update

Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum, and Judson Memorial Church, these programs begin with 30 minutes of short updates on important economic events of the last month. Then Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For this June...

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“As Capitalism's Crisis Deepens, Thoughts of Socialism Return Again”

Global Capitalism: May 2015 Monthly Update

Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum, and Judson Memorial Church, these programs begin with 30 minutes of short updates on important economic events of the last month. Then Prof. Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For May 13th...

 

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Economic Update: Children, Capitalism, Family Values?

Updates on Alberta election, Kansas closes schools early, Gallup polls on unequal US wealth and on average work weeks over 40 hours, Uber and markets, ignorance about USSR economy. Response to listeners on...

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Economic Update: Capitalism’s Other Side

This episode of Economic Update includes updates on the May Day holiday, the Baltimore uprising, the Nepal earthquake and poverty, Varoufakis vs repression, Bud Light pushing beer by endangering women and responses to listeners' questions on varieties of coops, plus an Interview with Prof. Yahya Madra on Turkey, Capitalism, and Islam!

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